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International Market & Deli | New Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Sunday I had a late lunch at International Market & Deli in New Monterey. My first visit even though this market has been here since 1990. Gloria, the warm and welcoming Guamanian wife, and her Ira...

Pit-smoked brisket at Subway?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Stopped at the light in downtown Monterey today, I noticed a sign on the Subway at the intersection promoting "naturally pit-smoked brisket". This page on its website says it was tested on 100 Aust...

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The red abalone is dying off

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

“For people who think they don’t like fish…it’s amazing to see their eyes just sparkle when they take a bite and go ‘this is absolutely incredible,’” says Joe Cresalia, a recreational diver who liv...

Happy Hour @ Sur Burger | Monterey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

Today is National Cheeseburger Day. So let me report on the happy hour cheeseburger at Sur Burger in downtown Monterey. I was there in May when it had been open for two months by local icon Bill...

'80s Sleepover Party @ The Monterey Bay Aquarium, 9/14-15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Sweet Dreams (Are Made of Seaweed): An '80s Sleepover Party We've got everything you could want in this fun-filled evening! First, fill up your plate with a build-your-own taco dinner and grab ...

Golden Tee @ Monterey Airport (MRY)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 years ago

For those of you looking for a “something for everyone” old school kitchen type of place for visiting kin during the holidays, I thought I’d post about the Golden Tee restaurant, an old-timer compl...

Lunch at Abalonetti (Monterey)

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by curiousgeo 4 months ago

Based on a post by Melanie quite some time ago, my wife and I found ourselves near the tourist wharf around lunchtime. I remembered what she said about the locals menu there so we decided to give ...

Edible Monterey Bay summer issue release party, 6/24, FREE

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Sampling of TusCA Restaurant appetizers and Morgan Winery is free at the Edible Monterey Bay release party on Monday, June 24. RSVP required.

SF - LA US 1

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by IronStomach 2 years ago

I know there is a big landslide in Monterey, but still, I have already booked everything for a late September, early October road trip SF ---> LA along US 1. Looking for recommendations of "not-to...

Chow worthy in Monterey?

Dagney
by Dagney 5 months ago

Nor-Cal folks, I am in Monterey for two weeks for a class and need a Chowhound worthy room for a semi-splurgy dinner with my husband on Saturday night. We would like to stay under $300, if possibl...

Central Coast California road trip L.A-Salinas

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by ixchel79eh 7 months ago

Hi all, in mid-April my family and I are traveling from Los Angeles to Salinas. Our plan is to take PCH and stay at Morro Bay the first night. That first day we will go to Santa Barbara, Pismo Beac...

Flash Sale TODAY Monterey Bay Rock Crab, 3/24 11a-3p

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Direct sale from Fisherman Skylar Campbell at the K-dock today until sold out. $4 per pound, Cash or Venmo.

Dinner in Carmel for a vegan plus one?

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by poot 2 years ago

I'd like to llearn about what Carmel has to offer a vegan. One vegetarian and one vegan would like a fine dinner, something on a par with Lucques or Zuni, in the village of Carmel. A place with a g...

Passionfish at Pacific Grove

sarafinadh
by sarafinadh 2 years ago

We dined at Passionfish last night and had a lovely meal. They are such a staple in Pacific Grove and I noticed that there are no recent reviews. I've been here 3 times in the last year. They alwa...

PigWizard, Monterey

PattyC
by PattyC 1 year ago

More local food news http://www.montereycountyweekly.com/blogs/food_blog/il-grillo-brings-on-brandon-miller-as-new-executive-chef/article_3832ee46-af2b-11e8-9483-5bb999bce8f7.html Not in Carmel ...

Los Tamales Poblanos in Oceano (and Old Monterey Market)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

On the drive down to the chowdown at La Simpatia, I took the coast route passing through Pismo Beach and Oceano to do a little chow-spotting. The most exciting development was Los Tamales Poblanos ...

Restaurant for 18 people in Pebble Beach area

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by mpbagley 1 year ago

Hi - we are going to be taking my husband's office staff out to dinner in early April (we are staying at The Lodge in Pebble Beach) and would like a restaurant which offers a varied menu - seafood,...

Almighty Kombucha | Monterey - Pacific Grove

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Noticed on Almighty Kombucha's FB page that it has returned to the Monterey Peninsula's farmers markets as of a month ago. I had a chance to sample a few flavors during its run last summer. The kom...

Monterey's The Wharf Marketplace Closing March 15

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Sad to see today's announcement that The Wharf Marketplace will close as of Thursday, March 15. This flyer is good for 20% off select items.